antemundane

[ an-tee-muhn-deyn, -muhn-deyn ]
/ ˌæn ti mʌnˈdeɪn, -ˈmʌn deɪn /

adjective

before the creation of the world.

Origin of antemundane

First recorded in 1725–35; ante- + mundane
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Word Origin and History for antemundane

antemundane


adj.

"existing or happening before the creation of the world," 1731; see ante- + mundane.

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